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Legal Aid – what’s going on?

Although the Government’s Transforming Legal Aid Consultation period has closed, there are still lots of things happening… • On 11th June, the Justice Select Committee heard evidence from legal professionals about how PCT and proposals in general are unworkable – for more info: http://www.gemmab82.wordpress.com/2013/06/11/justice-select-committee-one-off-evidence-session-transforming-legal-aid-consultation/ – They will be hearing evidence from Chris Grayling on 3rd … Continue reading

Legal Aid Demo at Parliament – 22nd May 2013

Below are some photos taken at today’s Legal Aid Demonstration at Parliament. The demonstration was to protest against the Ministry of Justice’s proposals to introduce price competitive tendering for criminal legal aid work, and to protect the public’s right to have a solicitor of their choice. These proposals will have devastating consequences. Please do not … Continue reading